Construction Engineer/Specialist - Indianapolis

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Construction Field/Office Specialist
Indianapolis, Indiana

Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations - from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning.  Parsons has the people and power to move the world.
Opportunity :
Typical responsibilities are focused on a variety of ancillary construction activities combined with some engineering assignments and/or related tasks.  Although the incumbent may perform some constructability design reviews and related assignments, this work does not encompass a sufficient amount of his/her time to warrant exempt status.  Frequent travel to construction site locations and/or relocation to construction site locations may be required.
Responsibilities :
  • Reviews contractor submittals for compliance with contract documents and prepares appropriate responses.
  • Provides independent estimates for scope changes, and reviews contractor change submittals for price/quantity accuracy.
  • Reviews specifications for contract compliance and prepares comments on proposed changes.
  • Reviews and validates contractor project schedule and budget for all on-site activities, and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements.
  • Performs daily site walks to confirm that construction methods and activities are performed safely and in accordance with construction plans, specifications, and contract requirements.  Records findings in field log and communicates areas of concern to construction team.
  • Anticipates problems and works with client, architects/engineers, subcontractors, and Project/Construction Manager to identify and implement corrective actions.
  • May provide technical review of construction documents to confirm design intent and coordination between design disciplines.
  • Keeps client and Project/Construction Manager up to date on day-to-day project activities.  
  • Conducts weekly job progress meeting.  Prepares and submits summary of project progress to Project/Construction Manager.
  • May be responsible for on-site procurement, including scheduling purchases of materials and equipment, tracking deliveries, and submitting invoices to client for payment.
Requirements :
  • 4 year degree in Engineering or Construction related field or equivalent construction related work experience / Degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of related work experience in engineering or construction as well as familiarity with industry practices
  • INDOT experience preferred
  • Familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with Engineering and Construction.
Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.            
We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.
Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2013; it is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide—as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. Currently, more than 15,000 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 3,000 projects in 50 states and 28 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more that 80 languages and hold more than 10,800 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done. 

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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